UM Soccer Destroys Georgetown 5-1
Oct. 22, 2000
The Hurricanes are back on the winning track with an overall record of 9-8-1, while the Hoyas fall to 8-8-2 on the year.
“I was very pleased with the win,” said head coach Jim Blankenship. “It is wonderful to see us heading in the right direction, this is only a sign of what’s to come.”
Miami controlled the pace of the game, taking a 3-1 lead into the locker room at halftime. The Hurricanes continued on the winning path in the second half, scoring two more goals to secure the 5-1 win over the Hoyas.
Gomez picked up four assists on the day, breaking the UM record for the most assists in a game.
Matthews scored next for UM at 13:04 on the double assist from Gomez and Nikki Safran (Harrison City, Pa.).
Alexis MacKenzie (Plantation, Fla.) scored her fifth goal of the season at 22:12, putting UM on top 3-0. Matthews and Safran assisted her.
The Hoyas ended the UM scoring frenzy at 39:03 with a goal from Jen Choiniere. Erin McIntyre assisted her on the goal.
Ford scored her second goal at 55:10 on an assist from Gomez, putting the Hurricanes up 4-1.
Matthews sealed the win at 57:18 with her second goal on a pass from Gomez and Safran.
Miami had 14 shots in the winning effort, compared to six shots for the Hoyas.
The Hurricanes will look to extend their win-streak to three as they play host to No. 13 Florida State in the final game of the regular season Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Cobb Stadium. Admission is free.